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vintage cowboys

When I saw BoingBoing’s description of a Flickr photopool of vintage pix of kids as cowboys and cowgirls, I knew I had at least a coupla entries from scans I made last year. yep. they’re up there. Dad, Uncle, Brother. So. Cute! in ancient black and white.

Dear Elena

Dear Elena There are no words. But Dan Steinberg is finding them.

Identity Production in a Networked Culture: Why Youth Heart MySpace

Saw this linked to from boingBoing. Worth noting: Identity Production in a Networked Culture: Why Youth Heart MySpace Adult public spaces are typically controlled spaces for teens. Their public space is where peers gather en masse; this is where presentation of self really matters. It may be viewable to adults, but it is really peers […]

Friday Trock Giggles

Been meaning to post something about this for a while. I saw Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo a coupla weeks ago. Men dancing on pointe; it’s hilarious and amazing all at the same time. The program is a gem; I’ll give you a coupla samples from it; if you like it, you can read […]

Lo, the forehead, it is very purple

This week, I’m learning SQL structured queries. oh joy. This week I’m questioning my sanity. It’s been a mentally painful few days. Enough to make me wonder about that new years resolution about passion. How the hell does learning some obscure select language fit into the Go With Your Passion, especially as I’m the sort […]

A Kid Speaks (on Condiments)

My friend Cynthia has begun a blog—Avoid Creates a Vacuum, and she’s having fun. Here’s a teaser from A Kid Speaks: I would curve my right index finger down and kind of cup it with my thumb to form a claw and quickly fish for green olives stuffed with red pimentos in my stepfather’s drink. […]